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Immigration Policies: Border and Wellness Screenings

immigration policies: Trump, whose administration has faced widespread criticism over the deaths, pointed on Twitter at Democrats and their pathetic immigration policies that allow people to make the long trek thinking they can enter our country illegally, according to CTV. Trump's accusations came as the partial government shutdown wore on with no sign of ending over funding for sections of a border wall. While Trump and Democrats traded barbs over immigration policy, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen was visiting medical officials and Border Patrol agents at the southern border in Arizona and Texas, promising additional wellness screenings for migrant children. Most Homeland Security employees, including Border Patrol and Immigration and Customs Enforcement, are among those federal employees required to report for work without pay. On Sunday McAleenan called for a multifaceted solution to the immigration crisis, including not only better border security and new immigration laws but providing more aid to the Central American countries from which many of the migrants have fled. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan said last week that prior to this month, no child had died in their custody in more than a decade. ( As reported in the news.